Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Philanthropy in the Greater Fairfield County is ever-growing, as described by the Connecticut Post (CP), Southwestern Connecticut's daily newspaper.
CP will be creating a newspaper section that...more
The United Way of Washtenaw County will introduce a new online volunteer center by the end of summer.
The center will connect people interested in volunteering with local nonprofits that depend on...more
The Wall Street Journal profiles the new book 'The Good Rich and What They Cost Us.'
According to the reviewer, the book, which covers over two centuries of American philanthropy, posits that...more
Volunteers shortage impedes ambulance support for small towns in Australia and has the locals worried.
According to Terry Whales of the SA Ambulance Service, most stations in Australia are manned...more
The highly acclaimed BottleRock Napa Valley music festival will be giving out free one-day pass tickets for volunteer labor.
Over 700 volunteers could be used during the five-day festival at the...more
Zack Danger Brown, who spearheaded the scrumptious potato salad Kickstarter campaign that started with a modest amount of $10 for a quality side dish, will host a benefit concert to help alleviate...more
Greene, Warren, Miami and Montgomery county programs working to fight homelessness each receive a part of the $7.3 million in grant renewals by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...more
COURAJ is a social good clothing brand founded by Chris Duncan. Based in Austin, TX, it is based on the buy 1, give 1 model. However, instead of giving a product with every purchase, it is giving...more
Wells Fargo & Co., provider of banking and investment, contributed $3.8 million in the Triangle East region in 2012.
The donation is part of the $15.6 million in North Carolina philanthropy for...more